Axis is a proud contributor to several projects, including Linux, which is at the core of our products. We strive to continue in this spirit of being open, bringing value back to communities, and inviting communities to work with us.
GCC was adopted as a compiler for Axis CRIS-CPU. Axis has maintained an engagement in the community since its first upstream patch in 1996 later followed by the CRIS-CPU architecture.
Linux was introduced as the new operating system for Axix camera platform in 1999 with the CRIS architecture later being upstreamed. The same year, Axis is recognized as the first company in world to release a commercial embedded product based on embedded Linux. Axis continues to be actively engaged in the Linux community.
The Journaling Flash File System (JFFS) for Linux was released by Axis which rendered in a large external interest. This interest rendered in the JFFS2 project by Red Hat where Axis contributed actively.
Axis released a Bluetooth stack for Linux called AXIS OpenBT Stack.
GStreamer adopted as video stream solution. Axis has been active in the project since the beginning, contributing upstream patches and presenting at conferences.
Axis was recognized to be among the top 10 contributors to the Linux kernel project.
Yocto was introduced as the build system for Axis embedded Linux with an active engagement in upstreaming patches since.
systemd was adopted as the startup system for the camera platform. Axis was one of the first embedded systems companies to join the community and has been an active member since.
Axis edge optimized deep learning inference engine for video capture was released as open source, under the name of Larod.